PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Voices of Freedom
Sunday, June 4, 10am – 5pm
Free; capacity is limited, and registration is required.
About the Event
It’s the first Sunday of the month, which means free admission at the Barnes. This month, we’re celebrating the lives of individuals who championed liberation and freedom with a performance by jazz artist Hannibal Lokumbe. Lokumbe’s composition, And Their Voices Cry Freedom!, is a musical tribute to Anne Frank and civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. Reflect on the courageous actions of both figures, plus enjoy art activities, storytime, and free access to the Barnes collection.
Limited capacity. Registration opens Thursday, June 1, at 10am.
10am – 4pm
Join us for fun, educational art activities for the entire family throughout the day.
10:30 – 11am; 11:15 – 11:45am
Start the day with stories and fun for children ages 2 and up. This month’s theme is all about family and the timeless stories we love to share, again and again.
2 – 3:15pm
Hannibal Lokumbe | And Their Voices Cry Freedom!
Composed and led by jazz trumpeter Hannibal Lokumbe, And Their Voices Cry Freedom! is a musical tribute to the legacies of two noted historical figures—Fannie Lou Hamer and Anne Frank. Lokumbe is a celebrated musician, poet, and community activist. He is also founder and director of the Music Liberation Orchestra, a program that provides music and poetry lessons to incarcerated men throughout the US.
Free First Sunday Family Days at the Barnes
PECO Free First Sunday Family Day events offer no-cost admission to the collection galleries as well as an array of family-friendly activities, including arts and crafts, musical performances, and interactive workshops.